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helpful or a pointless exercise? cory booker, the hero mayor of newark, the guy who runs into a burning building to save lives, invites superstorm sandy victims into his home and rushes to aid a pedestrian hit by a car. heroism so out of the norm, it's been lampooned by booker himself and new jersey governor chris christie. >> gov, sit tight. i got this. >> booker. >> governor, stand back! i got this. i got this. >> booker! >> now booker says he will honor a challenge he made to one of his million plus twitter followers to live on food stamps for a week to see how the other half lives. although it's fair to ask, as mayor of newark, doesn't he already know? the s.n.a.p. challenge, as booker calls it, means eating on just $4.32 a day. he he says he's doing to, quote, raise awareness and understanding of food insecurity, reduce the stigma of s.n.a.p. participation, and amplify compassion for individuals and communities in need of assistance. he was told by a constituent that nutrition is not a responsibility of the government. he seems to be itching to prove her wrong. he could run against
is doing, the mayor of newark, telling us what he is doing. give us a quick update on both. >> mark sanford is planning to run for tim scott's house seat that has now been vacated which would one make a possible political comeback for mark sanford which would be unbelievable. it is also just adding more that south carolina is the best state for american politics going on in the country right now. the other news -- >> just quickly to note this is the seat he held. >> correct. >> before he became governor and before everything happened. so he does have a base in the seat. i don't know if people will still vote for him. >> it's a crowded primary too. the other news as you mentioned cory booker released a video yesterday. one touting all his accomplishments as newark mayor. but, two, essentially ruling out that he would run for new jersey governor, but three opening up the possibility he could run for new jersey senator in 2014. the problem is frank lautenberg who currently holds the seat has not retired yet. >> there is a democrat sitting there. >> yesterday frank lautenberg's office released
, there could be a bruising and very entertaining battle just around the corner in new jersey. newark mayor cory booker says he will decide in the next two weeks whether he plans or not plans to challenge governor chris christie next year. >> i am absolutely considering running for governor as well as giving other options some consideration. >> if you decide not to run for governor, is there any chance you might run for another office, say senate, for example? >> yeah, i'm actually looking at that a lot as well and trying to give back because life ultimately is not about a position it's about a purpose. my purpose that i try to focus on every single day is how can i make a difference in the world around me and the community around me. i'm really thinking about both offices right now and which one can i better serve on the issues that i'm passionate about and the things i feel driven to contribute to. >> as a member of the media, please, please run. >> christie already filed the paperwork to run for re-election. he has record high approval numbers. it could be an uphill battle for booker as a rec
attention to the negative treatment aimed at people who are obese. starting this past tuesday, newark new jersey mayor, cory booker started living on a food budget of $30 a week or $4.32 a day which is equal to the people in snap receive. his aim? for people to care about food justice for all. while each experiment were noble attempts to bring attention to issues, they also run the risk of appearing unauthentic. not a long-term reality. the reality that -- pretending to understand one another's experience, one striving to be an ally can sometimes unintentionally fail to acknowledge his or her own privilege. at the table, bob herbert, donna edwards and kengji o yoe shin oe and nice to see you sadr. >> thank you for having me. >> you're one of the great pretende pretenders. in the kind of work you do as a sociologist is to enter into participant observer work. what is the value of pretending as a way to learn? >> on the one hand, i applaud the kind of efforts that the mayor is doing in newark. you have to draw attention to this. we need to understand that there's food security issues. what
newark police on the scene outside of portland, oregon. two people were killed before the gunman took his own life. another person critically wounded and they had to be evacuated by life flight. the witnesses describe the scene of chaos and panic as they rushed for the accepts just as the sound of gunfire erupted. hundred people were there, holiday shoppers and many of them had to be evacuated. police are reaching out to witnesses asking them to come forward to help them with their investigation. >> if you are a witness to the incident, come to the light rail platform at the town center. there are detectives standing by there. >> police to believe this gunman acted alone and we have other breaking news as well. this from overseas. north korea tonight tested a long-range rocket showing its determination to push ahead with its program. the u.n. security council will now meet tomorrow to discuss possible actions against north korea. want to get you back now to piers morgan, who is in washington, d.c. tonight with a very special interview. >> welcome to the senate committee on foreig
and laguardia, ground stop. philadelphia, newark, two and a half hour delays and the predominance and problem here, the winds. philadelphia gusting to 30 miles per hour. new york, 33 miles per hour gusts. so that's really part of the problem because the big cities aren't seeing snow accumulation. they're seeing heavy rain with the wind. here's a snapshot. tral park gusting to 31 miles per hour. cleveland to indy, 20 to 30 mile per hour gusts and new york, the potential 50, 55 mile per hour gusts. so, he's the big picture. the good news though, we've seen things clear out. in illinois, indiana, even into ohio. you see those kind of holes in the radar, the dark white showing where the heaviest snow is. but see those dry pockets now? all that is lifting out. still wet here along the 95 cory r dor, but all the snow, we saw a lot. so in southeastern illinois, 18 inches. bloomfield, indiana, 11. indy, 7.2. paducah, kentucky, 4.6. a lot of strong storms and a lot of snow. but here's where the heaviest snow is. in upstate and western new york. that's really where the problems will be. her
, brianna. >> we'll talk with newark mayor cory booker about the cliff negotiations. >>> authorities in mexico have found the wreckage of a small plane they believe was carrying popular american banda singer jenni rivera. no survivors on the plane crash. they took off from monterrey, mexico and were heading to an airport near mexico city. the wreckage is in nuevo leon. more from rafael romo. >> jenni rivera won two billboard music awards and sold more than 50 million records in a career that spanned just over a decade. not only that, she was also an incredible businesswoman. she owned a company that created and marketed her own music. a fragrance, jeans factory and also a -- a company that manufactured and sold some of her products some of she's very well known by mexican americans in the united states and just as popular in mexico. and you can imagine this morning, soledad, many are mourning her loss. >> so true. the kind of music she sings, it's called banda music what is that? >> it's a regional mexican music, heavy on brass. talks about the life of common, regular people. and it
-hour delays already at newark. those are just going to continue to pile up. bag storm, a lot of snow behind us. michigan, parts of indiana, blowing, drifting snow, wind gusts on the shores much lake michigan over 0 mil50 miles an . imagine the waves. all rain from trendon up through bridgeport. some heavy at times. sleet mixing in and snow across parts of the canadian border, winds across a large swath. wind gusting to 50 miles per hour, enough to do some damage. snow totals expected in the next 48 hours or so. along the mountains and across the east side of the great lakes, mostly rain today. looking ahead toward next week. a chance of snow after christmas. let's get through today. >> exactly. my strategy. let's get through today, worry about it when we're there. >>> the wind and rain so powerful in alabama, they uprooted a mercedes dealership's massive billboard. that's the billboard right there. send it crashing into an suv. 50 cars damaged. strong winds flipped some of the cars and downed power lines and debris damaged other cars as well. >>> other stories to talk about this morning. good
brady. >>> cory booker the popular mayor of newark, new jersey, may have tipped his hand on the job he may want next. here's what he told "the huffington post." >> when i campaign for myself next year as a gubernatorial candidate or for another gubernatorial candidate should i decide not to run. >> i guess he hedged it a little bit. here's what mayor booker said about new jersey governor chris christie who already said he's running for re-election. >> christie is vulnerable and i think as it should be because there's a lot of issues in our state he is not falling in line with from women's issues, environmental issues. >> booker may consider a run for the senate. he set about a two-week deadline. >> oh for god's sakes he's running for something. he's running for governor or maybe not. >> i think he's going to run for the senate. >> really? >> if you look at the polls there, he wins the primary hands down, even against frank lautenberg and he wins the senate seat. why would he take on chris christie? the guy did a spectacular job during the storm. i disagree with him on a whole set of is
. in newark, as well, san francisco, four-hour delays and fort lauderdale, as well. >> we have to leave it there. we're getting the two-minute warning and we're expecting the president to come out and formally nominate senator john kerry. we're looking at teresa hines-kerry there. she was one of the people in 2004 that created a lot of buzz and excitement during john kerry's campaign. she was one of the people that a lot of people were drawn to as well as senator john edwards that was his runningmate in 2004. she is there standing with the vice president. i want to bring in wolf blitzer. he's gone through a number of various post positions and has had quite an impact not only in massachusetts, but on the world stage. >> he certainly has. it is interesting that, of course, his wife teresa hines-kerry, is there, and the white house chief of staff. missing in this photo opportunity, though, as you well know is hillary clinton, the current secretary of state. the reason being, she is still not feeling well. she suffered a major bout of the flu. it caused serious dehydration. she fainted at
of october we were returning service into newark and by the 3rd of november we had boston service back. it was the fact that we had funding in the general capital that we used after the lessons that we learned after 9/11 to invest and we invested in pipes and life safety and help and those happened to pump out the tunnels. they were not there we would be talking weeks before we returned weeks to new york city. so the right decision was made to invest. secondly, we took recovery funds and we began to clear our rightaway earlier and that allowed us to move things back quicker. so investment does work. we were lucky, we were lucky because this is century-old infrastructure. it has to be rebuilt. you ask for a response about that leadership, not just the folks here, but all over the northeast and i head it hear today and i won't go through it again. it was about the people who did heroic things to make this come back. but enough is enough. it is time to repair, rebuild, and invest. we need to rebuild substation 41. that would have been done under ark but it knees to be done now. our total
one involving a dreamliner that had to make an emergency landing. it was flying from houston to newark, new jersey. it had to turn and it had to make an emergency landing in new orleans and united crew reporting mechanical problem. they delivered the dreamliner two weeks ago. boeing technical team is right now in new orleans investigating the problem along with united teams. they'll have an update later today hopefully. boeing coming out and saying that it expects faa to mandate what it's been pushing its customers to do for some time requiring fuel line checks for the dreamliner. checking the installation of two connectors and half of the dreamliners have already been inspected according to boeing. we expect the faa to make this a mandatory requirement later on today. by the way, almost 40 dreamliners have been put in service in the last year. boeing recently increased dreamliner production from 3.5 to 5 per month. production is still on track to reach the goal of ten per month by the beginning of 2014. no reaction today on shares of boeing. these are the teething pains that go along
violence in america. in my hometown of newark, new jersey, 348 shootings and 9 deaths occurred last -- 93 deaths occurred last year as a result of gun violence. unfortunately it's too late to save these victims. but it's not too late to prevent the next attack. the ban on certain types of guns, specifically assault weapons, and carnage clips, and piercing armor bullets undoubtedly would help. with stricter gun laws to save lives. now is the time for action. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentlelady seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute, revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from colorado is recognized. ms. degette: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, last friday 20 beautiful children and their loving teachers were shot by a deranged man with an assault rifle that had a high-capacity magazine. the time has come for us to have a national conversation about this. about the mental health, about the community issues, about school safety and about these types
york, laguardia, jfk. boston as well. laguardia to newark to boston. san francisco has had four-hour delays. now 3 1/2 hours and it is weather-related there, too. ft. lauderdale is having a volume issue. this is the exiting storm, this rain that is leaving. skies are drying out but temperatures will drop precipitously. this is where the travel will really get tough. rochester, buffalo, six to 12 inches of knsnow coming for the. washington, baltimore, clears out for tomorrow and sunday. although it will still be windy. there's the heavy snow in western new york. driving i-90 through the weekend is really difficult. as we head towards sunday, this is the biggest travel headache from seattle all the way down to san francisco. northern california does some very heavy rain and wind for the next couple of days. lisa? >> sounds like everyone is going to have to really be patient as they try to get home for the holidays. >> yes. >> alexandra, thanks. it's not going to be easy but we'll see, hopefully it won't be too much of a travel headache. >> patience is important. lisa, thank you. >
. >> thank you, christine. >>> it is 17 minutes after the hour. time for early read. first from the newark star ledger and nj.com, they're reporting on the arrest of an undocumented immigrant who worked as an intern in the office of senator robert menendez. menendez said he had no idea about the young man who was from peru in the country illegally. menendez didn't know that. menendez didn't know that this intern was a registered sex offender. the intern was there only two months and the senator didn't know him. the young man faces deportation. >>> now to the "chicago tribune," my hometown. governor pat quinn and chicago mayor rahm emanuel reacted to a federal court ruling that happened this week. the court tossed out a long standing ban on carrying concealed weapons and ordered the legislature to revise state law and allow some people to carry concealed firearms. governor quinn insists some people must be barred from carrying weapons. mayor emanuel called the court's decision wrong headed. chicago has the highest crime rate in the nation so a lot of people are concerned folks will take mat
in the teens. the warm sector has rainfall. heavy rain from philadelphia to trenton, newark, new york, white plains, fairfield county and back up to the i-95 corridor. a lot of wind with this as well. not only ponding on the roadways, but winds will cause air travel delays and serious wind advisories, issued for a good chunk of real estate from the canadian border through dixie. 45, 50-mile-an-hour wind. here is the verification. 67 mile winds gusts and snows will pile up away from the big cities and continue to pile up away from up. >> thank you very much, rob marciano. it is nasty, including in ohio. a snow-packed start. the area bracing for 8 inches of snow in the next 24 hours. the major concern? 45-mile-an-hour wind gusts are possible. victor blackwell, is weathering the storm in cleveland. what's it like there right now? >> reporter: well, rob was right. we're getting this sideways snow. you will see it in the shot that the gusts are kicking up now. no real accumulation of the snow, but overnight, it switched from a very cold rain and consistent wind overnight into the flurries at abou
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